With new Youth Music Lottery funds, Sound It Out are now able to employ a Youth Development Officer to expand their work with young people in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Blue Eyed Soul is seeking to appoint a Development Officer to join its expanding staff team responsible for maintaining its current high standing and maximising its future potential. The Officer will work with the Artistic Director, General Manager, outreach team and Management Board to develop aspects of the organizations infrastructure and artistic programme with a focus on broadening the company’s funding base and ensuring maximum access to all areas of the programme.
Ex Cathedra, one of the UK’s premier early music ensembles is seeking a highly-motivated, energetic and dependable Administration Assistant to support the General Manager in a wide range of office duties, as well as some concert management. You will ideally have an interest in the arts, and must be prepared to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
The successful candidate will be able to develop and shape their role within the company in conjunction with the General Manager. After the success of Arts Council England, West Midlands’ first batch of Roadshows to explain and answer questions on the new funding system, several more is being planned. Venues, dates and times have yet to be confirmed, but the next Road show will be held in August and details will be posted on our website, It offers participants a mix of practical exercises and presentations, with course leader, Sam Wilkinson, Best seo marketing and with professional makers of public art.
Flying Start is a new training scheme for Black and minority ethnic performing artists and disabled performing artists who want to develop a career in participatory/community arts. It is part-time and will consist of 50 training days in total. Flying Start is free of charge. You will receive a fee to deliver an agreed number of workshops as part of the training programme. The scheme is open to performing artists with dance, drama, music or technical skills who are living or working in Birmingham or Sol hull.
Flying Start aims to widen the diversity of performing artists working in participatory/community arts. Arts Council England, in partnership with Employers’ Forum on Disability, is organizing a one-day conference aimed at helping regularly funded organizations within the West Midlands understand the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and 2004. The conference has been designed to provide information and cost-effective solutions for decision-makers and all those involved in art delivery to meet their obligations under the Act.
Michele Giddens, Director of Bridges Community Ventures, talks about how her work in countries as different as Russia, Bangladesh, Mongolia and the US have led her to design and launch the first community development venture capital company in the UK, bringing venture capital investment to back ambitious businesses in disadvantaged parts of England.
Newcastle and most of the North East matches the location criteria and Michele will talk about what Bridges Community Ventures is looking for and what she has learned about small business funding from her ten years experience in international development and community finance. The event, organised by Valerie Apted, Alnwick Market Town Partnership Officer, and the Countryside Agency aims to provide: Keynote speakers include representatives Best Seo Services from Groundwork, the Rural Youth Network, the Countryside Agency, Funding Information North East and Alnwick District Council.
This workshop is aimed at basic skills practitioners who would like to know more about the MoneyPower CDRom and how it can be used to develop basic skills within a financial context. The Revised Code of Practice on Equal Pay, produced by the Equal Opportunities Commission, applied from 1 December 2003.
There is new material on equal pay for pregnant women, grievance procedures, the equal pay questionnaire and equal pay reviews. A new series of free training courses are now underway to help businesses and voluntary organisations in Market Towns across the region develop and build their own microsites on the Town Portal Websites. the regional Portal for the North East of England. Courses are being held in Alnwick, Amble, Barnard Castle, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Crook, Guisborough, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Morpeth, Prudhoe and Stanhope during February and March.